The dyeing of the nails with henna is a very ancient custom.
When they are white, the end of the tail and the mane are dyed with henna.
Persons of standing also dye with henna their finger-nails and hands.
They smeared their faces with a dye, and painted their eyes with henna.
Or the henna hills so far away, or the purple grass they chew.
I believe they use the henna berry for dyeing hair in the East.
Their hair is of extraordinary length, dyed with henna, and falling to their knees.
The finger-nails, and inside of the hands, are stained with henna.
Her hair was treated with henna and piled untidily on the top of her head.
A little make-up, a touch of rouge, a dash of henna—and you are an angel.